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Does Your Style Routine Reflect Your Dream Life?

Carol Brailey | Posted 12.14.2014 | Style
Carol Brailey

The style choices you make when you are happy just may very well reflect your dream. Does your current daily style routine reflect your dream life? It's quite simple to answer this by thinking through a few questions.

Is Your Routine a Trap?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

So, don't get stuck in your trap. Set goals. Live intentionally. Take control of how your life unfolds. Even having a little more courage in your daily life can turn into huge changes later on.

Adventures in Our Own Backyard

Ari Andersen | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Ari Andersen

We don't need to be in transit to be able to approach our days this way. It is possible for me to be living my normal life and be excited for the unknowns of the day. I meet new people and do new things every day.

What I Learned When I Tried Something New For 30 Days

Candace Davis | Posted 09.27.2014 | Books
Candace Davis

I decided to try and write my own book in 30 days and just to make things interesting, I went to Paris to do it.

Time, Vacations and Routine: A Brief Meditation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In the practice of meditation we learn that the process of breathing grounds us in the body.

Think Vacations Are Luxuries? Think Again

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

By interrupting our normal pattern, we not only gain a fresh perspective, but we get to rest, refresh, and recharge. No matter how little time or money you think you have, you just can't afford not to take vacations!

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

One of the biggest reasons you don't want to follow a routine is that you want to feel in control of your choice of what you do or don't do. But as anyone with no routines can testify, a lack of structure can leave you feeling completely out-of-control. Here are some ways to reframe the way you think about routines so that you can still feel in charge.

How To Change Your Eating Habits In Less Than A Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With many of us working around the clock, taking the time to sit down for a nutritious meal oftentimes gets traded for a quick bite on the go. Even wi...

Why 'It's Not You, It's Me' Isn't the Worst Breakup Excuse

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

Sometimes a person will sacrifice their happiness to make a better future for the both of you. This is called bravery.

Chinese Foot Massage 101: It'll Knock You Off Your Feet

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

I must be a glutton for punishment. Not only do I frequent the Korean Spa, I often spring for cheap, sub-par treatments at Chinese Foot Massage places...

Who Needs Therapy When You Have Pets

Cindy Tansin | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

By Cindy Tansin People thought I was crazy when I expanded my family to two dogs and three cats in addition to my two teenagers. The funny thing is,...

Embracing Routine

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Too many of you are treading water instead of swimming with the current, living in a reactive state instead of a place of creating opportunities, and overwhelmed with all of the decisions you have to make and then never quite get what you want.

Where Baby Ends and Mom Begins

Jill Patir | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

Is it really the baby who needs a strict, set routine? Or is it my own anxiety that is eased when things are predictable? Where exactly do her needs end and mine begin?

The Only Resolution You Need: Live Intentionally!

Ellen Stumbo | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Ellen Stumbo

I have three young girls, and two of them have special needs. I often feel as if I am surviving rather than living. The last thing I need to do is add an unreasonable list of more things to. I have limits, and I'm not afraid to embrace those limits.

What I Hope My Daughter Always Sees When She Looks in the Mirror

Rachael Clarke | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

I wonder sometimes how you will see yourself as you age, as routines become more commonplace and ordinary, as the world starts to lose its magic. In the moments when you can't see yourself, when you feel lost in a world that so often focuses on the surface of things.

Living in a Rut

Ree Varcoe | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

Many people would have us believe that going through life as though on a well-worn path can promote apathy, boredom and even anxiety. There are oodles of books urging us to find the new us and step out of our comfort zones.

Pet Time: Dog Routines

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

If you're a dog lover, your four-legged friend is your ultimate companion. But when you're feeling overwhelmed, you barely have time to exercise yourself, let alone make sure Fido gets enough exercise, too.

Actress/Dancer Katherine Bailess Has Had Some Interesting Surprises on VH-1's Hit the Floor

Ilana Rapp | Posted 09.21.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

Katherine Bailess has taken her training to the extremes. VH-1's popular show Hit the Floor has just the right amount of drama, dance and cheerleading moves to keep you wanting more.

How to Get Your Household to Run Itself

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Having started my career in business, I now avoid formal business meetings like the plague. But I love family meetings. In fact, I think they're one of the most useful tools we have as parents.

What Did Johnny Cash Write in His To-Do List?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I was enchanted to see Phil Patton's piece in the New York Times on "Our Longing for Lists." The piece was illustrated with the image of Johnny Cash's to-do list (which, by the way, reportedly sold at auction in December 2010 for $6,250).

Donna's Cancer Story: Blessed Routine

Sheila Quirke | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

When you are caring for a child with cancer, you take nothing for granted. Nothing.

Career Lessons from Summer Camp

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.05.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Even if you've never been to camp, or if it's been ages since you ate s'mores under the stars, you can apply these simple lessons to your career for better satisfaction and engagement.

Turning the Morning Blitz into School Day Bliss

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

In my household, there is a vast difference between school mornings that go smoothly and those that involve nagging, missed buses and tears. It's the difference between heaven and hell.

Planning Begats Organization

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Practice does make perfect. Preciseness breeds preciseness. Preciseness bears excellence. We're halfway there, don't give up on your plan, don't let laziness and lack of attention foil your ability to organize and stick to it.

Don't Get Stuck in Monotony

Intent | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

Take today as an opportunity to question some of the things you've taken for granted about yourself and the choices you've made. Think critically about the assumptions that you let rule your life. Do they still hold up?